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Covid-19, pulang dari Indonesia

Answered by: Dr Ramzdhan

Last Updated: April 8, 2020 7:31 AM

Anonymous 7 months

Good day,
I’ve came back from Indonesia on 17th march.
So far I have been self quarantine, and till date (8 April) I have no have any Covid-related symptoms (fever, cough, short of breath etc)

Although sometimes I have transient episodes of runny nose…

Should I still take the COVID test?

Dr Ramzdhan 7 months
General Practitioner

Greetings! For your information, according to WHO, the common symptoms of COVID-19 infection are:

  • Fever (more than 37.5 degrees celcius)
  • Fatigue
  • Cough
  • Aches and pains
  • Sorethroat
  • Headaches
  • Shortness of breath

Given that you have just returned from Indonesia you are encouraged to answer the quiz on Risk Assessment for COVID-19 to evaluate your health status in regards to this disease. After completing this quiz, you will be classified into several categories.

Besides COVID-19 infection, symptoms of runny nose can be caused by other health problems such as:

  • Other bacterial or viral infection
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Pneumonia

You may consult a MOH doctor by clicking Ask Doctor at the Ministry of Health website (COVID-19 Portal) to ask any health issues related to COVID-19 starting from 8.30 am to 5.00 pm.

After 5.00 pm till 12.00 am, please direct your enquiries to our DoctorOnCall website at this link DoctorOnCall Tanya.

Last Updated: Wed Apr 08 2020 07:31:56 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
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